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History Test

Chapter 29
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Tonkin Gulf Resolution
authority granted by Congress to Lyndon Johnson in 1964 to approve and support in advance "the determination of the president as Commander in Chief, to take all necessary measues to repel any armed attack against the forces if the U.S.
Viet Cong
South Vietnamese guerrilla soldiers who are pro communists
domino theory
idea that if a country fell to communism, the countries on its borders would also fall; key principle of U.S. foreign policy from 1950s to 1970s
escalation
increase in military involvement
doves
person opposed to war
hawks
person who supports war
Saigon
capitol of South Vietnam
Tet offensive
major attack in 1968 of South Vietnam cities by North Vietnam